How to Filter Only UNREAD Emails on Your iPhone 

Okay, I’m about to make your day-to-day life just a wee bit easier and more efficient. Hope this helps the grind.  If you’re like me, sometimes you waste time trying to get at that specific unread email from a few days back and you find yourself flicking down through all those emails you’ve already read […]

Should You Buy an Apple Watch?

I bought my first Mac in 1987 and have purchased dozens since. I bought two of the first edition iPhones the day they released on June 29, 2007 (for me and my wife), and I purchased at least one iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 shortly after they released. (I […]

4 Ways To Use iPhone 6 Plus with 1 Hand

Did you buy an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? Thinking about it? A week ago, the iPhone 5/5S/5C were the latest and greatest iPhones. Here is Apple’s commercial touting one of that model’s major benefits–that you can use it with one hand.   But that was before there was an iPhone model with the word “Plus” in […]

4 Key Changes in the New iOS Twitter App

If you use the official Twitter app, you may be confused or frustrated as Twitter rolls out their new design. Here are 4 key changes you should know about: Lists are now under the gear icon rather than the lower middle portion of your homepage. Drafts are now accessed by clicking the quill (the same […]

iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? This Makes the Decision Easy

You can read multiple wandering reviews about these cool new products, written in prose, or you can use this one-pager to quickly access whether you should upgrade to iPhone 6, 6 Plus, or neither. The goal here is fun, efficient empowerment, helping you choose and have confidence which model is right for you.   Here are 4 Ways […]

How to Use Desktop Twitter on iPhone & iPad

The Twitter app is great but if you’re on iPhone Safari looking at Twitter, it’s probably because you want the full desktop experience, rather than a facsimile of what the app already gives you. Access the desktop version of Twitter by clicking here. Know any other good Twitter tricks?

Business (and Life) Lessons from the World Cup (and my Dad & Son)

In watching the World Cup and my son’s traveling soccer games, I’ve come to realize that a look at the basic differences between offense and defense gives insight on human behavior and personalities that we can all use in business, as well as life in general. In this exercise, players on offense might be executives, marketers, salespeople, creatives […]

iPhone & iPad Tricks: Press & Hold for Keyboard Shortcuts

While we wait for two new iPhone models to be announced in 10 days (and iOS 7 to come), I thought I would do a series of short posts sharing the little iPhone shortcuts I’ve picked up over the years. Here’s one… When you need to type in “.com” “.net” or “.org” simply press and […]

How to Program your iPhone for Auto-dialing Extensions

Do you ever find yourself calling people by having to dial main lines and then extensions? Or having to dial in for conference calls and then hit various ‘pound’ and ‘star’ keys and then loading in numbers and codes? Here’s a trick to make all that happen with one button on your iPhone. It’s this […]

Five Full Days & Nights of My Life, Gone

I remember a few years ago seeing in a Best Buy circular, an ad for five robust DVD box sets, each with a full season of Fox’s “24”, starring Keifer Sutherland. That was a show my wife and I watched weekly at that point. There all five seasons were, in product “hero shots,” lined up […]